WEDNESDAY
JULY 27, 7:45PM 
PROGRAM 38

SHORTLIST
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Wolves
USA / Drama / 13 minutes

Director/Writer: Jesús Celaya

Producer: Harris Kauffman, Jason Potash, Paul Finkel, Diego Nájera, Ricky Blumenstein

Cast: Graciela Patiño, Armando Rivera, Ricky Herrera, Manuel Ramirez

Three criminals fight boredom in a lonely cantina by humoring a mysterious old woman when she offers to tell them a story...a story that may have their fates sealed within it.

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How To Make Shepherd's Pie
USA / Dance / 15 minutes

Director/Writer: Christen R. Carter

Producer: Christen R. Carter, Masora Fukuda, Coraline Yang Kong

Cast: Ferelith Young, Joel Kelley Dauten, Jack McLoughlin, Shawn Carter

When Carla prepares her husband's favorite meal, the family recipe gets a new twist brought on by many years of the same old.

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Sit With Fear
USA / Drama / 16 minutes

Director/Writer: Jason Blackman

Producer: Jason Blackman, Matthew Kern, Elliot Allen, George William Basil

Cast: George William Basil, Sarah Gorden, Melanie Hoopes

A man with severe OCD, convinced that foregoing his rituals will result in his own murder, is persuaded by his therapist to sit with his fear... instead of avoiding it.

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Daddy's Eyes
USA / Drama / 15 minutes

Director: Drew Ann Rosenberg

Writer: John K Anderson

Producer: Marie Zeniter, Drew Ann Rosenberg, John K Anderson, Byron Werner, Susannah Blinkoff

Cast: Susannah Blinkoff, India Carney, Cassius Willis, P. L. Brown

Sacrifices must be made to make it to the top of the music world. No one knows this better than Dixon James, who promised his wife they would get there.

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The Devil's Daughters
USA / Horror / 15 minutes

Director/Writer: Carlye Tamaren

Producer: Carlye Tamaren, Jenna Cedicci

Cast: Carlye Tamaren, Kayla Compton, Milan Carter, Zonta

When their mother’s (the first female Satan!) 10,000 year term is up, sisters Lucy (Kayla Compton) and Ivy (Carlye Tamaren) must collect 666 souls in 6 days time before they are allowed to take over Hell. But hey, if they’re going to be stuck on Earth, they’re going to have a great f*cking time!

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Time
USA / Drama / 10 minutes

Director: Chloe Lenihan

Writer: Ashley Cole

Producer: Ashley Cole, Chloe Lenihan

Cast: Ashley Cole, Shane McRae, Leroy Edwards III

An intimate portrait of a couple in denial about the limitations of their relationship.

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Where's The Bitch?
USA / Comedy / 11 minutes

Director/Writer: Sarah Hendry

Producer: Sarah Hendry, Alex Iseri

Cast: Sahaja Douglass, Caroline Quigley, Brendan Wagner Quinones, Ch. Oh Heavens Dark Shadows Vincent

High jinks explode when a fashionista helming a faux-fur empire sets out on a mission to take back a precious asset, stolen by her ex-wife. This quest launches an impulsive decision that gives new life to all involved. Warning: Adorable canines in the cast.

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The Pomegranate Tree
USA / Drama / 18 minutes

Director: Kanika Vora

Writer: Erica Kennedy

Producer: Aurora Fimiani

Cast: Ishika Muchhal, Sutej Shetty

After losing her father, a sixteen year old Muslim girl must convince her Hindu neighbors to provide her refuge for one violent night during the Partition of India.